Our team of MySQL database experts regularly blogs on topics that range from MySQL availability, MySQL replication, multi-master MySQL, and MySQL-aware proxies, all the way through to ‘how to’ content for our solutions: Tungsten Clustering, Tungsten Replicator and Tungsten Proxy.
Geo-MySQL Reality Check: How Galera Cluster Caused Downtime
A telco company recently came to us looking for an improvement to their Galera deployment. Their two main complaints were the unplanned downtime forced by Galera Cluster [aka MariaDB Cluster or Percona XtraDB Cluster], and the lack of reliable geo-scale deployment.
Continuent showed them how our solution, Tungsten Clustering, provides maximum MySQL uptime and is built for geo-scale (active/passive and active/active) MySQL deployments.